New in: Makeup Revolution – I ♥ Makeup Chocolate and Peaches

[:en] Makeup Revolution – I ♥ Makeup Chocolate and Peaches Makeup Revolution had been on my radar for a while now since it is pretty affordable. It is well known for making dupes for some very popular eyeshadow palettes at a fraction of the price, without slacking in the quality department!…

Easy Recipe: Portuguese roasted chestnuts for St. Martin’s Day

I really wanted to share this recipe with you, as it is a tradition I grew up with while in Portugal. What is it? Portuguese roasted chestnuts for St. Martin’s Day! In Portugal St. Martin’s day is celebrated on the 11th of November and in this day everyone traditionally eats…

Ready for a well planned 2018 with the Jo&Judy A5 pink planner

I have to confess: I love planners! No, honestly, I do! So it comes to no surprise that I love getting them. Today I am showing you why I am: Ready for a well planned 2018 with the Jo&Judy A5 pink planner I first discovered Jo&Judy last year, through some bloggers…

#metoo My own personal story

The #metoo campaign on Social Media shocked me. It shocked me because it shows how many people are victims of sexual assault. I am very aware most of them are women, but I write people on purpose because men are also victims. So today I decided to share with you something I…

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Hiking trip: 2 million years in 2 hours

[:en] A few weeks ago we visited Markus’ mother. She works in an Alm in a place called Spital am Phyrn and we therefore decided to go on a hike before we met her.  2 million years in 2 hours We walked a total of 6km and took a bit…

[:en]Why I am ashamed to call myself a feminist[:]

[:en] The feminists portrayed by the media are made to look like feral animals who don’t have a basic hygiene knowledge, only care about women’s rights and see men as the root of all problems in the world. They want to denigrate men, see themselves above men and want to…

5 reasons why Lisbon might NOT be the coolest city of Europe

Earlier this month, CNN published this article on their website called “Lisbon might be Europe’s coolest city; here are 7 reasons why“. As someone who spent almost two decades in the city, I can assure you Lisbon is far from being the coolest city in Europe. Want to know why?…

Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. The day of love. The day so many couples put their problems aside and spoil themselves. But what exactly is Valentine’s Day? You can read my thoughts here today.

Welcome to Curvy Life Stories!

[:en] I welcome you all to Curvy Life Stories, the new Plus Size Lifestyle Blog from Linz! I had the idea of changing the blog in my mind for some time already. Why now? What changed? You can read all of that here: 

What I got for Christmas 2016

[:en] I usually don’t share what I get gifted, because I don’t want to brag about it nor do I want you to think I am bragging. However, some people have asked me to share what I got for Christmas and so I am sharing some of the things I…

How to keep warm in the winter

[:en] Winter has come: the streets are covered with a white blanket and snowflakes keep falling nonstop. But even if looks beautiful in white, it’s also really hard to keep warm when outside! When I first moved to Austria, I had no idea what I should wear during winter. Evne…

Have a Merry Christmas and see you next year!

[:en] The time has come: it’s Christmas Eve! I wish you all an amazing Christmas, regardless if you’re spending it with family or friends! Markus and I are in Portugal and will spend the evening with my parents and my mother’s siblings.  I already miss my little red tiger so…